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Lexington businessman, restaurateur, horseman Warren W. Rosenthal dies at 96

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Posted at 8:10 AM, Oct 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-21 08:10:38-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Warren W. Rosenthal, a Lexington businessman, restaurateur, horseman and civic leader, died Saturday at 96.

Milward Funeral Home reported the death.

Rosenthal headed Jerrico Inc., the parent company that launched Long John Silver's fast-food seafood restaurants and later Fazoli's, an Italian fast-food chain.

He also owned and operated Patchen Wilkes Farm, where he raised Thoroghbred horses.

A visitation will be held 10 a.m. to noon Monday, followed by services at 1 p.m. at Temple Adath Israel, 124 N. Ashland Ave.